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UN resumes talks on high-seas treaty amid growing concerns
by Amélie Bottollier-Depois - August 16, 2022 - 7:19am
After four inconclusive sessions, UN member states on Monday resumed talks aimed at finally completing a treaty to protect the world's high seas, a vital yet fragile resource that covers nearly half the...
'They're everywhere': microplastics in oceans, air, human body
by Amélie Bottollier-Depois - July 4, 2022 - 9:43am
In 2019, a shock report by the environmental charity WWF estimated that people are ingesting and inhaling up to five grams of plastic per week -- enough to make a credit card.
Carbon pawprint: is man's best friend the planet's enemy?
by Amélie Bottollier-Depois - March 20, 2021 - 5:00pm
Is your adorable puppy as bad for the planet as a gas-guzzling SUV? 
Scientists on guard over 'mutant' mink coronavirus
by Amélie Bottollier-Depois - November 8, 2020 - 11:07am
Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said Wednesday that the country will kill more than 15 million minks and that a variant of the SARS-Cov-2 virus that had been transmitted from the animals to 12 people could...
Children less sick from COVID-19, but still spread the virus
by Amélie Bottollier-Depois - March 14, 2020 - 8:54am
For reasons unknown, children rarely have severe symptoms when infected by COVID-19 and may even be a bit less likely to get the disease in the first place, experts told AFP.
Cute or creepy: why humans love some species, loathe others
by Amélie Bottollier-Depois - April 29, 2019 - 6:23pm
Size, intelligence, behavior, rarity, how closely an animal resembles the human form—all play a part in our reaction to various endangered creatures. 
Oceans of garbage prompt war on plastics
by Amélie Bottollier-Depois - December 15, 2018 - 1:17pm
Faced with images of turtles smothered by plastic bags, beaches carpeted with garbage and islands of trash floating in the oceans, environmentalists say the world is waking up to the need to tackle plastic pollution...
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